1. Romare Bearden defines black identity in The Dove as being on the streets, sort of calm and out of the way. He also defines it as a multitude of people coming together. His inspiration is that black people should be recognized as people instead of for their many talents.
2. Bearden believed that just as African Americans had created their own forms such as jazz and blues, they should invent their own visual art.
3. Art and music revolve around what is happening in society. If society is bright and happy most generally an artist will use their surroundings and make a bright and happy painting or musical piece.
Ch. 2- In Weston's image of the pepper he was trying to capture the unique communications you can see from a simple photo. Weston obviously knows what a pepper looks like and so does most people who look at this image. But when you look at it in an artistic view the pepper seems to carry out more unique shapes then you would of ever known. This pepper is a perfect example that nature is so wonderful and it shows that peppers don't all have to be the same to have the same name.
Ch. 2 (pt.2)-
1.Line- Our basic means for recording and symbolizing ideas, observations, and feelings. Example- Implied Line
2.Shape- To refer to the expansee within the outline of a two-dimensional area or within the outer boundaries of a three-dimensional object. Example- Geometric shapes
3.Mass- Mass is often a major element in sculpture and architecture. Example- Mass in three dimensions
4.Space- Space is indefinable, general receptacle of all things-the seemingly empty space around us. Example- Space in three dimensions
5.Time and Motion- Because we live in an environment combining space and time, our experience of time often depends on our movement in space and vice versa. Example- Manipulated Time
6.Light-Our eyes are light-sensing instruments. Everything we see is made visible by the radiant energy we call light. Example-...